Look for these New Books by Kimberly Rae
Sally and the Shepherd, a Parable of the Good Shepherd, tells the story of Sally, a sheep who notices the dirt on any other sheep without ever seeing the dirt on herself. When one very dirty sheep runs away, the Shepherd surprises everyone by leaving the fold to find him. What the Shepherd does when He finds him amazes them all, but will it be enough to change Sally?
The best feature of this book is the illustrations, done by the 5th and 6th graders at Heritage Christian School!
Young Jacob hates being sick and wishes he could what other kids can do, until the day he learns a lesson from a flower growing up through a crack in the sidewalk.
I Am Resilient, for Every Child Living with Chronic Illness, is a special book to author Kimberly Rae. Illustrated by 15-year-old Cara Olachea, I Am Resilient was written after Rae heard from a mother with a chronically ill child. Rae’s Sick & Tired series gives empathy and encouragement to adults living with illness, but she wanted a book to do the same for children, and particularly to give parents something tangible to read with their children and encourage them to keep going.
Capturing Jasmina, the first in a trilogy for teens and pre-teens on international human trafficking, picks up where the Stolen Series ends. Fans will enjoy encountering Asha and Mark, Milo and Dapika, Amrita and more!
The cover is not finalized for show yet, but below is a sneak peak at the story…
The man came to our one-room bamboo hut by the sea. He promised free education. He said we would bring the family wealth and honor. My father took the money he offered, and the man took us.
My brother, Samir, and I were not taken to a school. We were brought to a garment factory, a sweat shop full of other children who had been sold or kidnapped. Samir quickly submitted to our new life of misery, but I did not. When the chance came to escape, I took it, only to discover…
Escape doesn’t always mean freedom.